functional electric stimulation

func·tion·al e·lec·tric stim·u·la·tion

(FES) (fŭngk'shŭn-ăl ĕ-lek'trik stim'yŭ-lā'shŭn)
A multiple-channel electrotherapeutic modality that uses pulsatile waveforms to activate a muscle or group of muscles in a functional activity (e.g., walking, reaching).
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Combined use of body weight support, functional electric stimulation, and treadmill training to improve walking ability in individuals with chronic incomplete spinal cord injury.
Neuromodulation of effects of upper limb motor function and shoulder range of motion by functional electric stimulation (FES).
113 * SRP: Standard rehabilitation program; FES: Functional electric stimulation.
Circulatory hypokinesis and functional electric stimulation during standing in persons with spinal cord injury.
After success in this initial phase of development, the Cleveland FES Center at Case Western Reserve University will be enlisted to combine functional electric stimulation in humans with the techniques developed in the mechanical robot arm.
Functional electric stimulation to augment partial weight-bearing supported treadmill training for patients with acute incomplete spinal cord injury: A pilot study.

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